Topic archives: ITV

Good feud guide … Marie Colvin targeted by Syrian government … Fox offices raided …

April 11, 2018

Conservatives have found a new reason to yell at Yassmin Abdel-Magied. Plus, other media stories from the day.

ISIS article ‘censored’ … Canadian government’s plan for news … video of the day …

March 1, 2018

News.com.au is claiming that it was censored after a ruling by the Classification Board found that one of its articles "directly or indirectly" advocated terrorist acts. And other media tidbits of the day.

World is fukt, take 2 … Prince Harry’s privacy breached … Gerard’s Menzies oopsy …

World is fukt, take 2 … Prince Harry’s privacy breached … Gerard’s Menzies oopsy …

July 17, 2017 4

Hendo has fluffed it ... again. And other media tidbits of the day.

Peppa Pig to takeover suitor: show me more money

August 11, 2016

Peppa Pig is unhappy with how she's being valued. Her owner wants more money in a takeover offer.

Brexit torpedoes media stocks

June 27, 2016

ITV shares copped a hiding.

Media briefs: men in the media … Downton loss hurts ITV … making Donald Drumpf again …

Media briefs: men in the media … Downton loss hurts ITV … making Donald Drumpf again …

March 2, 2016 3

"Sydney" beats "Melbourne" and "man" trumps "woman" in the online headline stakes. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Leyonhjelm on ACMA … ITV eyes Mol … rising son …

Media briefs: Leyonhjelm on ACMA … ITV eyes Mol … rising son …

March 13, 2015 1

Libertarian Senator David Leyonhjelm says radio stations air prank calls all the time. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: inside the Daily Mail … Bolt Bolt Bolt … how to make money in TV …

March 5, 2015 2

ITV delivers profits Australia's TV stations can only look upon in envy. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: down and down at the Oz … ducking the issue … 1300 jobs lost …

Media briefs: down and down at the Oz … ducking the issue … 1300 jobs lost …

July 31, 2014 6

The escalator of decline returns, and what was that about a duck? And other media tidbits of the day.

Forget ITV, the real story is that Ten’s owners are looking to sell

Forget ITV, the real story is that Ten’s owners are looking to sell

May 20, 2014 3

There have been reports that UK commercial channel ITV is thinking about buying a stake in Channel Ten. This is rubbish.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings: ABC the best option

December 12, 2013

None of the commercial networks showed anything particularly inspiring last night.

What Lady Mary Crawley can teach the Ten Network

What Lady Mary Crawley can teach the Ten Network

March 1, 2013

Four years ago everyone was writing ITV's obituary, but the network has turned around, with hits such as Downton Abbey. There is a lesson in that for the struggling Channel Ten.

Kyle’s damage … News hacked rival … Twitter stumped …

Kyle’s damage … News hacked rival … Twitter stumped …

March 27, 2012

In today's Media Briefs: Murdoch firm used hacker site to target pay-TV rival ... Leveson inquiry: Met police may have to log all press meetings ... Former cricketer awarded £90k damages in Twitter libel case and more ...

Court rules against Murdochs: stake in ITV is pie in the Sky

January 22, 2010

Britain's Court of Appeals has finally ended the family's attempts to avoid following a directive from the UK competition regulator that it cut its 17.9% stake in terrestrial TV group ITV, writes Glenn Dyer.

Murdoch children inch closer to global media domination

June 29, 2009

UK media reports have Rupert Murdoch's second daughter Elisabeth as an early contender to be CEO of ITV. Good grief.

Computer says no: there’s little new in Digital Britain

June 18, 2009

Britain's digital White Paper is by and large a patch up and an attempt to find the money to try and meet some of the high flying objectives.

Sod off Clarkson: BBC cash may go commercial

June 15, 2009

The BBC is fighting a rearguard action to keep its hands on its licence fee.

Manipulating YouTube = priceless marketing for Britain’s Got Talent

April 21, 2009

The story of Susan Boyle is a neatly fashioned reality that, on closer examination, is cynically manipulative and deceptive.

ITV to deliver Murdoch/Sky killer blow?

April 6, 2009

The Murdochs and BSkyB have already taken a bath on the 17.9% of ITV they bought a couple of years ago: But could ITV be about to deliver a killer blow to Sky and Murdoch?

ITV gets out the scissors, BSkyB gets cut

October 1, 2008

ITV plans to chop 1,000 jobs over the next six months, and Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB might be forced to sell its football and premium movies to rival broadcasters at wholesale prices, writes Glenn Dyer.